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Vehicle Spotting Services

Discussion in 'FlyTyingForums.com, Fly Tying, Trout Fishing' started by gunrod, Jan 31, 2005.

  1. gunrod

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    If you know of a reliable spotting service please post it below so that members have a source when heading out to the rivers. Please include a city or major rivers that the spotter services.
     
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    Here one for the Big M.
    231/848-4960
    Bill or Sheila

    Sheila can also be contacted through Pappy's. I believe she will also spot you on many of the tribs around there as well.

    NUMBER OUT OF ORDER AS OF APRIL 2007
     
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  3. gunrod

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    The number for Hamilton's spotter is 231-689-1939. Hamilton will spot on the Muskegon.
     
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    Anyways here's one for the list.
    Skip Shuttle Service (989)348-1911. Ask for Skip. He does the Au Sauble River covering North Branch, South Branch, and the Upper Au Sable.
    He has someone come with him so all you have to do is tell him the put in point and take out point and he takes care of the rest. Outstanding service.
     
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  5. WILDCATWICK

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    Car Spotting (Pere Marquette River)

    Baldwin Creek Motel (231) 745-4401
    Tarry Motel (231) 745-3137
    Baldwin Canoe (231) 745-4669 www.baldwincanoe.com
    Whats His Face's Outpost (231) 898-4231 email us at - wmwiersema@iwon.com
    Ivans Canoe (231) 745-3361
     
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  6. WILDCATWICK

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    Pine River:
    John Jurik 231-862-3480.
     
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    Ruth Methner. She spots vehicles on the Big Manistee, the Tippy dam and Hodenpyl stretch, Little Manistee, Pine, Bear Creek. Her number is 231-848-4156.
     
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    Hey Wildcatwick, empty your PM's, its full.
     
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    Just a note: Whathisfaces is pretty much the only spotting service on the Lower PM. Others will do it but, at a mich higher price.
     
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    Jim Weber on the Manistee’s Yellow trees/ CCC bridge area, and Trophy Waters Fly Shop in Mio. Tom’s Brooks upper AuSable and South Branch telephone number is 989-348-8092, Jim Weber Manistee's Yellow Trees/CCC Bridge Area is 231-258-2518, and Trophy Water’s Fly Shop (Trophy Waters) 989-826-3411.
     
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    An excellent thread and one that should remain sticky on this forum. I have personally used the services of John Jurik, Skip Shuttle Service, and Hamilton's and they are all very reliable. Have never let me down.
     
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    Bob Linsenman's AuSable Angler has a spotting service as well. He'll handle either upstream or downstream stretches from Mio. Very reasonable prices too. 989-826-8500
     
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    What is a fair price to pay for spotting????
     
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    Anything but $32 for a spot on the Pine. We said no way to that and drove a mile down the road to Bosmans and they charged us 10 bucks...
     
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    Nothing more than $20. Anything more than that and we walk away and just try to find someone in a town.
     
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